New Music

Bent Frequency performs "Stay on IT" by Julius Eastman. *photo: Mark Gresham)

Review: Bent Frequency stays on thread with diverse contemporary works

Mark Gresham | 17 MAR 2019 Contemporary music ensemble Bent Frequency presented a handful of mostly 21st century works this past Friday at Kopleff Recital Hall in downtown Atlanta. Entitled “Threads that Stay on It.” The interesting, diverse program […]

The NYC'-based Unheard-of//Ensmble performed at Kopleff Recital Hall on Friday.

Unheard-of//Ensemble brings uptown Manhattan sensibility to downtown Atlanta

Mark Gresham | 11 MAR 2019 A modest but interested audience gathered at Kopleff Hall this past Friday to hear New York-based Unheard-of//Ensemble perform a half dozen contemporary works in a concert presented by Georgia State University’s neoPhonia New […]

Calidore String Quartet (photo: Marco Borggreve)

Calidore String Quartet engages the ear with classic and contemporary works

Mark Gresham | 26 FEB 2019 On Sunday’s sunny afternoon at Atlanta’s Spivey Hall the Calidore String Quartet (violinists Jeffrey Myers and Ryan Meehan, violist Jeremy Berry and cellist Estelle Choi) performed a pair of “final” quartets by Haydn […]

Edenwood Duo: guitarist Catherine Struys and cellist Wouter Vercruysse

CD Review: Edenwood Duo displays assurance, nuance in Another Place

by Mark Buller | 13 FEB 2019 The Belgian guitar/cello Edenwood Duo have, since their inception in 2016, worked to showcase recently-written works; indeed, given the relative scarcity of literature for this particular instrumentation, the need for new pieces […]

Aaron Jay Kernis

Among 2019 Classical Grammys, Violin Concerto of Aaron Jay Kernis walks away with two

Mark Gresham | 11 FEB 2019 The biggest names in the music industry gathered yesterday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles for the 61st Annual Grammy® Awards. Of the awards announced in 30 fields and 84 categories, a […]